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Tonanga : Albert Namatjira, an Arrernte man / Alex Barlow ; illustrated by Ian Forss
Bib ID 515796
Format BookBook
Author
Barlow, Alex
 
Description South Melbourne : Macmillan, 1991 
32 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0732901340
Series

Headliners (South Melbourne, Vic.)

Summary

Provides general coverage of Namatjira's early life and marriage; his introduction to watercolour painting; his first solo exhibition in 1938; questions are asked about his treatment by various organisations, the authenticity of paintings bearing his signature, along with his being given citizenship, and his style of life afterwards; image 'An Aboriginal family at the Hermannsburg Mission 1923' p. 6, '... the mission at Hermannsburg ...' p. 7, 'Wildlife near Gosse's Range' by Albert Namatjira 1939, 'Albert Namatjira at work in the outback' p. 15, 'Namatjira with his wife Rubina and some members of his family' p. 23, 'Some of the newspaper stories which covered Namatjira's imprisonment and release' p. 27, 'A plaque on the cairn erected in Hermannsburg to Namatjira's memory' p. 28, 'Namatjira's grave in the Alice Springs cemetery' p. 29.

Notes

Cover title: Albert Namatjira.

For primary school students.

Includes index.

Subjects Namatjira, Albert, 1902-1959 -- Juvenile literature.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.  |  Landscape painters -- Australia, Central -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.  |  Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.  |  Crime - Imprisonment.  |  Art - Subjects - Landscapes.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Art - Painting - Watercolour.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Art - Authenticity.  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Australia.  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)
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